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5 BR, 4 en-suite BA + 2- 1/2 BA, 3,500 SqFt Custom Home Nestled in Tahoe Donner

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Location, location, location! Lying near the heart of Tahoe Donner makes this home perfect for all of the Tahoe Donner Amenities but closer to town for a quick exit for first chair on a powder day. Add to that hiking, running, biking and snow shoeing trails that start directly across the street and connect to miles and miles of trails. This 5 bedroom retreat that sleeps 13 is perfect whether you are enjoying the outdoors, cooking a gourmet meal or snuggling by the fire.

This multi-family open and spacious mountain chalet is perfect for your grown family that has a growing family as well! With 5 bedrooms that all boast a king or queen bed, plus two rooms where singles and bunks are added there is room to carve out a space for the whole extended family. The two car carport has lockable storage for your skis, snowboards, wet-suits or other outdoor gear so you don't have to lug it throughout the house. The front door has a shoe and coat closet so you leave the snow when you come in and save your socks and slippers from being a wet mess. The upstairs living area creates the perfect space for family gatherings with it's open living room, dining room and kitchen all with vaulted ceilings and picture windows.

The family room gas fireplace, flat screen TV, DVD player, Roku, Nintendo, Bluetooth speakers and wet bar make for the perfect post ski/bike hangout location. The kitchen offers a gas cooktop and oven plus all the essential chefs tools for cooking and baking, complete with a KitchenAid stand mixer. With the open kitchen, breakfast bar and plentiful counter space their is plenty of room for multiple cooks in the kitchen. The dining room table seats 8 plus 3 more at the breakfast bar. Off the dining room is one of the large decks with dining options and BBQ-ing during the summer or when the snow permits. During the heavy winter months the BBQ is moved to the lower deck. And of course, there is a 1/2 bath off the living space.

Right off of the great room is the game room. This room contains a full size pool table with multiple cues and bridges so everyone can get in on the action. There is also a desk for those that can't get away from work completely and need an ergonomic location to buckle down. Last but not least is an armoire full of games such as Monopoly, Jenga, Scrabble, Cranium and many others; a little bit of something for everyone. The deck off of the game room is the best place to watch sunsets or meteor showers during the summer months.

When it's time to Ro-sham-bo over the bedrooms everyone is a winner with the following layout:

Main Level Sleeping:

Bedroom #1: King bed, en-suite bath with Jacuzzi tub and dual sinks, slider to deck.

Lower Level Sleeping:

Bedroom #2: King bed, en-suite bath dual head shower, slider to deck.

Bedroom #3: Queen bed plus 1 set of bunk beds, en-suite 1/2 bath, door to deck and gas fireplace.

Bedroom #4: King bed plus 1 twin bed, en-suite bath with tub and dual sinks.

Bedroom #5: King bed, en-suite bath with Jacuzzi tub and dual sinks, slider to deck.

Recreation and relaxing go hand and hand with this vacation home. The house comes with guests passes to the Trout Creek Recreation Center (year round) or Marina (summer), please note daily fees apply. Just a few minutes up the road Trout Creek has a fitness center, a lap pool (year round), recreation pools (summer), hot tubs for soaking, sauna, steam room and a fitness room with a wide variety of classes. In between the house and Trout Creek at the Lodge you will find tennis courts, bocce ball courts, horseshoe pits and sand volleyball courts. For skiing within Tahoe Donner they have a beginner downhill mountain or a world renown nordic center with a brand new lodge. Drive 15 minutes in different directions and you can find yourself at Squaw Valley, Alpine, Northstar, Sugar Bowl, Boreal, Soda Springs or Royal Gorge.

If your idea of vacation is not getting back in your car until you leave then strap on some snow shoes or hiking shoes, or clip into your mountain bike and hit the trails that can be accessed right across the street or half a block down the hill. Tahoe Donner has an amazing trail system that extends for miles and miles. You can take the trails to: the Euer Valley, Carpenter Valley, the Emigrant Trail, the Donner Rim Trail and many others.

The town of Truckee offers many shopping and dining options, see our recommendations on everything from massages and yoga classes to boot fitting and ski tuning upon booking the property. We can't wait to give you a virtual tour of the town we love and host you at your home away from home!

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Jill Schmitz
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018


Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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5 BR, 4 en-suite BA + 2- 1/2 BA, 3,500 SqFt Custom Home Nestled in Tahoe Donner
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews

Great family vacation home

  • 4 of 5

8 adults and 3 kids easily stay here with so many king beds and ensuite bathrooms. Well stocked kitchen with the pool table and activities for the kids are a plus. Recreation centers with pools add to it all. The only drawback is a lack of air conditioning for the weather was warm and the big front and high back windows don't have coverings. This is our 2nd year here and we hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a wonderful large home for a family reunion to spread out

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Truckee for a great summer family reunion. The location in Truckee worked great in that it was nice and peaceful but also just a short drive to amenities. the home had bathrooms attached to each bedroom which made mornings great as everyone was getting ready at the same time. while the finishes were not brand new, things were clean and worked great

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent option for multiple families

  • 5 of 5

This house is an excellent option in the Tahoe area for multiple family trips. That just about every bedroom has a king bed and bathroom makes it really convenient and easy to split amongst all parties. The deck has awesome views (that would be even better if the house had a hot tub). My only criticism is that the house could use some updating (bathrooms and kitchen are on the older side). The kitchen layout is also not ideal for more than 2 people working in there, but this could be easily remedied. That said, everything is functional and clean.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect couples home

  • 5 of 5

Its very hard to find a genuine 5 bedroom house with double/king beds in every room and this place was perfect for us five couples. Everyone had their own room with an ensuite bathroom and the extra beds in two of the rooms would have been perfect for some younger kids too. Living area is spacious with high ceilings and beautiful views from the deck. Kitchen has everything you need and the pool table room was an added bonus. Our host was very responsive even though we didn't need anything the entire weekend.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property worked well for our group

  • 4 of 5

Great location, easy access to everything we wanted to do, plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms and comfortable living area. The pool table was a plus and the kitchen was well equipped. The only issue we had was with internet access which was not resolved during our stay, however, the owner took responsibility for the issue which we very much appreciated. We will stay here again when we're in the area.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Big, cozy cabin with something for everyone!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is perfect for families and groups looking to spend time together, but also have some privacy. A big factor for our group was the multiple bedrooms, all with private bathrooms. The cabin was clean, spacious, had an abundance of accessible amenities, and check-in/check-out/misc instructions were clear. The owner was very kind and quick to respond when we had a question during our stay. The location is also perfect, easy access to many great activities, shops, restaurants, etc.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Reno Tahoe International Airport
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $300 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.